Ian Eagle is back in 2017 for his ninth season as the play-by-play announcer for Westwood One’s Thursday Night Football coverage. During that span, Eagle has also called the action for Westwood One’s coverage of the SEC Basketball Championship and the Regional Semi-Finals and Finals of the NCAA Tournament.
Eagle is primarily known for his work with CBS Sports, where he has called NFL games, NCAA basketball games and U.S. Open tennis. He also serves as an announcer for the Tennis Channel’s coverage of the French Open.
Eagle has also served as the play-by-play announcer for New Jersey Nets television broadcasts since 1995, moving with the NBA franchise to Brooklyn prior to the 2012-13 season. He was the play-by-play radio voice for the New York Jets in 1997 and hosted Jets pre- and post-game shows on WFAN from 1993 to 1996. Eagle was awarded the Bob Costas Award for Outstanding Sportscasting while attending Syracuse University.
Ian Eagle's Posts
CHARLOTTE, NC – Carson Wentz had three touchdown passes and the Philadelphia defense intercepted Cam Newton three times as the Eagles defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-23 on Thursday night. Ian Eagle and Tony Boselli called the action… Read More »
TAMPA, FL – Nick Folk missed three field goals for the Bucs and Tom Brady and the Patriots did just enough to hold on as New England beat Tampa Bay 19-14 on Thursday night. Brady threw for 303 yards and a touchdown pass, but also turned the ball over twice… Read More »
GREEN BAY, WI – Aaron Rodgers tossed four touchdown passes – including a pair to Jordy Nelson – as the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears 35-14 on Thursday Night Football. Ian Eagle and Tony Boselli called the action on Westwood One. Read More »
CINCINNATI, OH – DeShaun Watson’s 22nd birthday will be one to remember after the Houston Texans’ rookie quarterback scored the only touchdown en route to a 13-9 Thursday Night Football victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Watson scrambled 49 yards for a score late in the first half. Ian Eagle and… Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Sam Bradford had three touchdown passes – including a pair to Stefon Diggs – as the Minnesota Vikings defeated the New Orleans Saints 29-19 on Monday night. Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts called the action on Westwood One. Read More »
NEW YORK – In a tightly contested affair that featured 14 lead changes and 10 ties, No. 7-seed South Carolina took down fourth-seeded Florida 77-70 on Sunday afternoon in the East Regional Final of the NCAA Tournament. The Gamecocks reach the Final Four for the first time in program history. Sindarius… Read More »
NEW YORK, NY – Mike White’s Gators are very familiar with South Carolina, seeing as how they’re conference foes. Coach White is pretty happy about that, actually, as it means there isn’t too much to teach with a very short turnaround. He’s focused on the simple details like rest and… Read More »
NEW YORK, NY – In a matchup that sounds more like a Saturday in the fall than a game in the Elite 8, Florida and South Carolina have managed to upset their way to the East Regional final where they’ll battle it out for a spot in the Final Four.… Read More »